Every weekday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal hosts a lively and unexpected exploration of the day’s business and economic news from Wall Street to your wallet.

Recent Episodes

Marketplace for Friday, March 18, 2016

How mid-life crisis can translate into financial crisis; a look at why so many hedge funds closed their doors in 2015; and the top economic news of the week with the weekly wrap. 

Marketplace for Thursday, March 17, 2016

As coal prices decline, bankruptcy looms for big coal producers; how Chipotle's brand faces changes after a series of noroviral outbreaks; and why weekly jobless reports matter

Marketplace for Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Breaking down Janet Yellen's statement after today's Fed announcement; how companies decide where to list their shares; and how do people really feel about trade agreements?

Marketplace for Tuesday, March 15, 2016

FDA takes strong step to improve generic drug competition; what low gas prices mean for everyday spending; and the social cost of a boom in shopping mall developments in Mexico

Marketplace for Monday, March 14, 2016

Our latest findings from the Anxiety Index poll; how anxious people on the street feel about the economy; and why some in congress are fighting over $30 billion in last year's budget deal. 

Marketplace for Friday, March 11, 2016

How a small business recovered after devastating damages from the tsunami; controversy at the Iditarod race about a rule change; and the weekly wrap of business and economic news.